60 days in Italy Itinerary

60 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport, Drive to Bolzano
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Bolzano
— 5 nights
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Trento
— 6 nights
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Venice
— 7 nights
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Trieste
— 6 nights
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Bologna
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 9 nights
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Perugia
— 7 nights
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Ancona
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 8 nights
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Bolzano — 5 nights

Gateway to Dolomites

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mountain Cinema Knottnkino (in Verano), Val di Funes (in Funes) and Val Gardena (in Selva di Val Gardena). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff, hike along Tappeiner Promenade, immerse yourself in nature at Parco Naturale Puez Odle, and stroll through Meran Waalrunde.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Bolzano trip itinerary planner.

Denver, USA to Bolzano is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Bolzano is 8 hours. Traveling from Denver in May, expect Bolzano to be somewhat warmer, temps between 75°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Trento.
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Trento — 6 nights

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trento: Miniera 4 Ossi (in Pisogne), Mountbaldo (in Malcesine) and Lungolago di Lazise (in Lazise). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, take in nature's colorful creations at Il Giardino di Casa Biasi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin).

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Drive from Bolzano to Trento in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Venice — 7 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more), Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more) and Recchia Vini (in Negrar di Valpolicella). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice sightseeing planning tool.

You can drive from Trento to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Trieste.
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Trieste — 6 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Trieste: Zoff Farm (in Cormons), Museo della Civilta Contadina del Friuli Imperiale (in Aiello del Friuli) and Parco Brolo (in San Quirino). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, do sightseeing your way with Yelena Ilyukhina, contemplate the waterfront views at Viatori Park / Garden of the Azaleas, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Trieste tour planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Trieste takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Trieste can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Bologna.
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Bologna — 5 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Get out of town with these interesting Bologna side-trips: Castello Estense (in Ferrara), Ravenna (Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Basilica di San Vitale, &more) and Basilica Di Sant'Apollinare In Classe (in Classe). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bologna trip planning website.

Getting from Trieste to Bologna by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Bologna are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence — 9 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Fonte Gaia, Piazza del Campo, &more), Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more) and Fattoria di Montemaggio (in Radda in Chianti). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary app.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Perugia.
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Perugia — 7 nights

Green Heart of Italy

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Perugia: Mate Winery (in Montalcino), Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Assisi (Tili Vini Societa Agricola, Cattedrale di San Rufino, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Studio Moretti Caselli, examine the collection at Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, do a tasting at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, and admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Perugia online vacation planner.

Getting from Florence to Perugia by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, expect little chillier with lows of 60°F in Perugia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ancona.
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Ancona — 5 nights

Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. Change things up with these side-trips from Ancona: Azienda Agraria Guerrieri (in Piagge), Jesi (Palazzo della Signoria, Torrione di Mezzogiorno, &more) and La Crocifissione di Lorenzo Lotto (in Monte San Giusto). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Tenuta Cocci Grifoni, see the interesting displays at Museo Del Pianoforte Storico E Del Suono, explore the engaging exhibits at Museo Tattile Statale Omero, and Head underground at Grotte di Frasassi.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ancona online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Perugia to Ancona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Ancona are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.
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Rome — 8 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ancona to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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